A wound is an injury to the skin due to a cut, scrapes and punctures or a heavy blow. Pathologically speaking, a wound is a sharp injury to the dermis layer of the skin. A wound is not only the injury suffered due to accidents inside or outside the home, it is also the surgical incisions and cuts made for catheters to go inside the body as in the case of suprapubic catheter.
Wounds are essentially of two kinds – open wounds and closed wounds. Open wounds and closed wounds can be further classified according to the object that caused the wound.
Closed wounds are as dangerous as open wounds. There are two types of closed wound namely;
Minor open wound treatment doesn’t require a doctor’s attention and can be treated easily at home like superficial cuts and scrapes. In this type of minor wound treatment, you need to wash and clean the wound and then apply sterile dressing or bandage to help it heal. Very minor kind of wounds won’t even require any elaborate wound treatment or even bandaging, just clean the wound and keep it dry to let it heal
However, you need to see a doctor if the wound is deeper than half inch, the bleeding does not stop even after the application of pressure, bleeding is caused by a serious accident. Such type of wound treatment involves various procedures from closing the open wound with skin glue, sutures and stitches to tetanus booster shots and pain medication to name a few.
Wound infection is caused due to the infestation of bacteria in the wound. Such infections require immediate medical attention. The wound infection treatment involves the following preventive measures;
Wound care is the treatment of a wound through the application of varied techniques suited to the type of wound. Wound care involves;
There are many types of wounds and so are its causes. While some superficial wounds don’t demand much attention and heal on their own, there are several other types of wounds that demand a lot of attention and care to heal properly. Depending upon the type of wound a doctor recommends the wound care types to be employed.
Advanced wound care dressings are meant to the bleeding and absorb any secretion to aid healing of the wound. Wound care dressings are of several types, namely;
Negative pressure wound dressings involves the technique of vacuum dressing to drain out excess secretion/fluid from the wound to simulate the flow of blood in the area to heal the wound.Debridement:
Debridement of a wound is the removal of any foreign object lodged in the wound or the removal of dead skin from the wound when the skin is unable to do so naturally.Wraps to decrease lower leg swelling:
In this treatment technique, a bandage is tightly wrapped around the lower leg to reduce the swelling and increase blood circulation.
For quick wound healing, proper wound dressing and right wound care is essential which requires the assistance of caring nurses for wound dressing.Karunya Med Services provide expert nurses for wound dressing to take appropriate care of your wound at your doorstep. The healing process of any wound depends on the type of wound. We take care of all type of wound including pressure sores, injuries, bruises, infected wounds , wound care after surgery, etc. Our trained and caring nurses would not only dress your wound properly but also take its good care to promote its quick healing.
Suffering post-surgical wounds, pressure sores, or injuries, wound dressing at your doorstep by caring Karunya Med Service nurses prevents you from traveling to the hospital saves your energy and prevents you from infections at hospital premises. As you get your wound cleaned and dressed at home facilitates quick healing.
Karunya Med Care Nurses for wound dressing not only take care of your wounds but also educate you and your family members how to take the right care of your wounds for its quick healing and to protect from infections.Nurses also teach your family members the steps to be taken for dressing and to prevent infections for quick healing of wounds.